On September 14, 2019, the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Tatarstan hosted the meetings of the Selection Committee for the Republic’s Engineer of the Year Contest under the chairmanship of Ibragim Khisameyev, Doctor of Technical Sciences, Head of the Department for Refrigerating Machines and Technologies of the KNRTU, former Director General of Kazancompressormash. Experts in 12 areas were representatives of key enterprises and educational institutions of the republic.
Within the framework of the meetings, the Committee considered all applications submitted for participation in the contest, as well as evaluation criteria. Following the scoring system, the members of the Committee selected 108 winners of the first, correspondence, phase of the contest who will be invited to participate in the second, on-site phase, which is scheduled for September 25-27, 2019.
The list of Phase 1 winners of the republic’s Engineer of the Year contest was published at the link (in Russian).
The Consulate General of the Republic of Uzbekistan in Kazan organised official and ceremonial events dedicated to the 28th anniversary of Independence of Uzbekistan.
In the morning, the building of the Spiritual Administration of Muslims of Tatarstan saw a presentation of the pilgrimage tourism to Uzbekistan, after which the opening of the Uzbek Cultural Centre of Kazan took place at the Kazan Cooperative Institute.
In the afternoon, a meeting with the heads of trade union organisations of Tatarstan was held in the Kazan City Hall; the organisers of the event held a presentation of the tourist potential in Uzbekistan.
The business part of the programme ended with B2B meetings with representatives of tourism companies, trade unions, and business circles of Russia and Uzbekistan. Representatives of the Tatarstan and Uzbekistan business communities signed a series of agreements on mutually beneficial cooperation.
At the end of the day, an official reception was organised in the Pillar Room of the Kazan City Hall with the participation of Tatarstan officials. The event was attended by Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade of Tatarstan German Lerner.
The honorary organisers of the event were representatives of the Uzbek side: Acting Chairman of the Uzbekistan State Committee for Tourism Development Abdulaziz Akkulov and Consul General of Uzbekistan in Kazan Fariddin Nasriev.
Today, the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Tatarstan hosted a regular meeting of the Committee to Combat Illicit Trafficking of Industrial Products in Tatarstan. This time it was about the results of the supervision over the circulation of counterfeit dairy products in the republic in the first 6 months of 2019. The meeting was chaired by Minister Albert Karimov.
In her report, Head of the Rospotrebnadzor Office in Tatarstan Marina Patyashina said: “In the course of supervisory measures in the first half of the year, no cases were revealed of dairy products falsification from Tatarstan producers, only violations of imported products from other regions were recorded”.
Deputy Head of Tatarstan Office of the Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance Yevgeny Ivanov, informed the audience of the need to issue accompanying veterinary documents for products such as butter, cream, condensed milk, and other finished dairy products from July 1, 2019. This measure would significantly reduce opportunities for falsification of dairy products. From November 1, 2019, veterinary certificates will be issued for all dairy products.
Summing up the meeting, Minister Karimov proposed to unite the efforts of regulatory and law enforcement agencies in order to identify and counter the spread of counterfeit products in the consumer market of Tatarstan.
From September 12 to September 16, in the village of Kayinki of the Verkhneuslonsky District of Tatarstan, aeromodelling competitions are held among the teams of the Volga Federal District in the model classes F-3J, F-3K, F5J, F3A.
Within the competition, the attendees will see demonstration flights of UAVs by ENICS, radio-controlled aircraft models, an air show with the Russia’s champion in the 3D aerobatics from Izhevsk, demonstration flights of jet-powered models, a concert programme and a control line combat.
Young participants from Yekaterinburg, Nizhny Novgorod, Volgograd, Samara, Tolyatti, Kirov, Dzerzhinsk, and Almetyevsk will compete for the victory.
The event was organised by ENICS to develop the traditions of aircraft modelling among young people.
The AO ENICS was established in 1988. As of now, the main activities of the company are development, production, and serial deliveries of unmanned aerial systems for various purposes. The company’s team was initially formed from experts with experience in UAV design.